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In the BuildERS project, it has become clear that the concept of vulnerability is not straightforward; it changes depending on the situation and is dynamic in its nature. Anyone can be vulnerable at a certain point of time and place. However, there are people who have a higher or very high risk of being vulnerable in certain situations. A range of practical solutions have been developed to support disaster management actors in assessing vulnerabilities and supporting vulnerable people, and improving the resilience of society against crises. These tools and guidelines help to assess different aspects of vulnerability, build new knowledge, or establish various forms of collaboration.
A wide range of policy recommendations have been made to reduce vulnerability, build social capital, and raise risk awareness of the European population. Based on the research results and findings, the policy recommendations include key actions and new ways of working towards a more resilient society. BuildERS Policy recommendations include several key actions for both authorities and practitioners on different levels: EU, national and local. These together with the tools and guidelines developed provide guidance on what to do and how to act to help preparedness and respond to disasters.
|Publisher||VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland|
|Number of pages||74|
|Publication status||Published - 2022|
|MoE publication type||D4 Published development or research report or study|
- social capital
- risk awareness